Orthodontic Course : Clear Aligners - An Innovative Approach for General Practitioners
Date and Time
March 15, 2019 10:00
March 16, 2019 06:00
Booking Starts
March 15, 2019 10:00
Booking Ends
March 16, 2019 06:00
Dubai, UAE
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Course Description

This 2-day course will introduce dental general practitioners to the principles of clear aligners through a comprehensive approach on the principles of biology of tooth movement, optimal orthodontic forces, normal occlusion and tissue changes associated with tooth movement in addition to the biomechanics of tooth movement and importance of maintaining anchorage.

This course is tailored to allow general dentists to improve their knowledge and clinical skills.

By the end of this course, participants will::
LO1: Understand the biology of tooth movement
LO2: Acquire the basic knowledge about orthodontic force system
LO3: Identify the different orthodontic tooth movements
LO4: Assess the diagnostic features
LO5: Identify and select cases for treatment with clear aligners
LO7: Understand and analyze and manage the space needed for the alignment

• Introduction to clear aligners
• How do clear aligners work?
• How to select & submit cases for treatment?
• How to manage a case?
• Occlusion
• Review of dimensional changes in dental arches
• Periapical X ray
• Biology of tooth movement
• Tissue changes associated with tooth movement
• Principles in orthodontic tooth movements
• Orthodontic forces
• Biomechanics, anchorage
• Interproximal reduction IPR technique and materials
• Checkups & revisions
• How to finish a case and problem solving